Springboard & Amazon Career Choice: Software Development Career Program

Launch a front-end development career at $0 cost to you. Learn to build websites and apps in just 9 months with no previous experience.

Applications are now closed.

Key details and dates

Learn front-end development languages HTML, CSS and Javascript, while applying your skills to real-world projects for a standout portfolio. No coding experience is required. Applications are now closed.

  • Applications opened October 17, 2022 and will close February 14, 2023 - or until the available seats have been filled.

  • The course begins February 21, 2023. Complete the online curriculum in 9 months part-time or finish faster if you’re able to dedicate more time.

  • You’ll have weekly 1-on-1 meetings with your expert mentor and optional live group sessions during the course.

  • Work 1-on-1 with a career coach for 6 months after graduating to land your new software development role.

  • Work 1-on-1 with your career coach for 6 months after graduating to land your new data analytics role.

Transform your career with a team behind you

Our flexible, human-guided format means that whenever you want to learn, we’ll be there supporting you.

Learning that fits your schedule

With our remote, on-demand curriculum, become a front-end developer while you work.

Mentors that show you the way

Personal- and on-demand mentors help you gain a deeper understanding of the content and show you how to apply it to your projects.

A coach that gives you the edge

Your career coach will help you create a strategy, teach you to network, and practice your interview skills, so you can land the job you want.

How to apply

Applications are now closed.

  • Apply before February 14, 2023. It only takes 5 minutes.

  • Take a brief skills survey to help us determine if the program is a good fit for you.

  • Chat with a Springboard Admissions Manager about your goals for the program and ask any questions.

  • If you’re accepted into the program, you'll follow the reimbursement steps at amazoncareerchoice.com and enroll in the course.

What you’ll learn

Download the full 2023 syllabus

The on-demand curriculum contains 450 hours of videos, practice exercises, quizzes and projects.

A mentor dedicated to your learning journey

Mentor-guided learning will help you build skills faster and take your career further as a front-end developer.

  • Learning and project guidance

    You’ll meet weekly with your experienced front-end development mentor who can answer curriculum questions, review your code and help plan projects.

  • Accountability

    Your mentor will help you stay on track by setting goals that will both challenge you and build your confidence at each stage.

  • Industry insight

    As a working software developer, your mentor is a friend on the inside who can advise you on the tools, trends and skills that are in-demand.

Alissa Torres

Sr. Manager

Travis Felder

Cybersecurity Architect

Leonard Simon

MSSP Manager

Land your dream job with career coaching

Gain a competitive advantage with a portfolio reviewed by our experts, preparation to ace any interview and the confidence to negotiate the salary you deserve.

Career coaching will help you:

  • Develop a strategy targeting companies that match your goals and interests

  • Build your professional network online and in-person

  • Craft a resume, portfolio and LinkedIn profile hiring managers search for

  • Prepare for any question with mock behavioral and technical interviews

  • Negotiate a salary and benefits that ensures you feel valued

Meet a few of our Springboard alumni

Software Engineer at Whitepages, Jack Mayer

Springboard showed me that as long as I dedicate myself to something, I can do it.

Jack Mayer

Previous Job : Retail Sales

Current Job : Software Engineer at Whitepages

Graduated : August, 2021

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What is the Career Choice Program?

Career Choice is an education benefit that empowers employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. We meet individual learners where they are on their education journey through a variety of education and upskilling opportunities including full college tuition, industry certifications designed to lead to in - demand jobs, and foundational skills such as English language proficiency, high school diplomas, and GEDs.

What this means for Amazon Employees:

  • Amazon covers 100% of tuition for full-time employees.

  • Amazon covers 50% of tuition for part-time employees with the remainder paid by the participant.

  • Visit https://www.amazoncareerchoice.com for more eligibility and tuition details.

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